Cross country skiing was the first form of snow sport. It developed in Lapland for efficient travel over the snow covered landscape. Cross country skiing became an official Olympic sport at the 1924 Winter Games in Chamonix, France.
The SSWSC offers a full spectrum of cross country programs, starting at age 4 through post-graduate. Our goal is to introduce youth to the thrill of cross country skiing, skill enhancement, physical training and racing. The SSWSC cross country program has grown and developed into one of the top training centers in the United States. Cross country skiing is one of the best ways to learn to ski, providing a strong foundation of balance, strength and fitness for any winter sport. By the high school ages, the SSWSC program offers full-time year-round training for athletes motivated to pursue their full potential through a comprehensive training program.
Cross country skiing is one of the best ways to learn to ski, providing a foundation of balance, strength and fitness for any winter sport.